Don’t watch Netflix in HD if you want to save the planet, say scientists

India Today | Dec 3, 2020 at 4:52 PM
  • With the advent of Reliance Jio 4G network in late 2016, the data prices dropped significantly in India.
  • The authors of the report urged online platforms and regulators to limit streaming resolution and set the default to SD to reduce per capita carbon emissions and combat climate change.
  • The report adds that the digital sector’s estimated contribution to global emissions ranges from 1.4% to 5.9% of the global total.